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Mystery gunshot terrifies Tak family

A Tak family with two young children escaped injury on Thursday night when a bullet pierced the tin roof of their home in Phob Phra district. Khamsuk Sri-amnuaychok, 53, told police they heard a single gunshot, realised a round had come through the roof, and ran for cover. Full story: The Nation By

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Fugitive killer doctor back in homeland

TAK - Myanmar police handed over fugitive and former police doctor Supat Laohawattana to Thai authorities on Thursday to face his death sentence for killing a Myanmar worker in Phetchaburi province 13 years ago. Deputy national police chief Thammasak Wicharaya arrived from Bangkok at the border crossing in Ban Rim Moei

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Pirate iPhones seized near border

TAK - A pickup truck driver was arrested with about 100 pirate iPhones and 1,000 empty iPhone boxes at a checkpoint in Mae Sot district, bordering Myanmar on Monday evening. Police, soldiers and customs officials arrested Janya Deemek, 46, after stopping and searching a Bangkok-registered pickup truck at the checkpoint on

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